Answers

Look to seek and serve God during your retirement years

“For years I looked forward to my retirement, and I did all the right things to prepare for it financially. Well, I’ve been retired about a year now, and to be honest I’m really bored. I guess money isn’t the whole story, is it?”

Should the church get involved with politics?

“It seems churchgoers today are extremely involved in the political system. Should the church concern itself with politics, or should it confine itself to a spiritual ministry only?”

Has God given up on me?

“My grandmother says God never gives up on anyone, but she’s wrong. God gave up on me long ago, and nothing will ever change that. And frankly, I don’t really care.

Maybe the church should re-brand Christianity?

“I am a marketing major studying branding. The Bible study I also attend says that the church needs to rebrand Christianity to make it more acceptable to the culture. Is this Biblical, and if not, how can we counter the trend?

Can you be a Christian and still experience doubt?

“Can you be a real Christian and still have doubts from time to time? Sometimes my faith is very strong, but then I’ll begin to wonder if I’m just fooling myself, and my doubts begin to take over.”

Why should I believe that the Bible is true?

“How did the writers of the Bible know about things that were going to happen hundreds or even thousands of years later? I admit I have a hard time thinking the Bible has much use to us today.”

How can we prevent divorce?

“My fiancé and I are getting married in a couple of months, and we’re really looking forward to our lives together. But so many of our friends have already been through at least one divorce, and we don’t want that to happen to us. How can we prevent it?”

Struggling with an Eating Disorder

“We’re very concerned about my niece because she’s gotten very thin and eats almost nothing. The reason is, she thinks she’s too fat—which isn’t at all true. How can someone deceive herself so much?”

Are you too busy for God?

“Time moves so fast that there is little chance to rest from one activity before having to prepare for another, with no time for reflection. Is chasing time a normal cycle of life?”

Are You Misunderstanding God’s Will?

“Several months ago I was convinced God wanted me to quit my old job and take a different one, but it hasn’t worked out. In fact, I just got fired from my new one. Where did I go wrong? Or did God change His mind?”